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2010-04-21 07:52:00

LONDON, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- easyBus has just launched a brand new 24 hour service between Gatwick Airport and Earl's Court/West Brompton. Departures run from 15 minute intervals round the clock and operate non-stop. The new service can be booked now for all travel dates from 25 April throughout the summer. The new 24 hour Gatwick to London direct service has a journey time of just 1 hour and 5 minutes. The easyBus stop in London is conveniently located right outside the entrance...

2009-08-26 06:22:00

LONDON, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- easyBus has just carried its two millionth passenger, a creditable achievement for the fledgling airport transfers operator. London based easyBus, which operates a low-cost express transfer service between central London and Stansted, Luton and Gatwick airports, has reached this milestone by achieving an impressive 25% growth in revenues over the previous year. More than half of easyBus' customers have used the service for the first time this year. The...

2009-07-09 11:00:00

DENVER, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The final chapter in the compelling Ethernauts saga comes to a dazzling finish with today's launch of Legends of Norrath(TM) Storm Break, developed by Sony Online Entertainment (SOE). The new expansion concludes the tale of centuries past, when horrible beasts from the Void poured into Norrath. A small band of heroes, the Ethernauts, seeks to repel the invasion, but are greeted with mistrust by the peoples of Norrath, and ultimately forced to make heroic...

2009-02-12 14:31:00

Sixth Expansion Adds 280 New Cards, New Loot and New Scenarios DENVER, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Players can battle mighty foes, collect valuable loot and follow in the footsteps of Norrath's greatest heroes with the sixth Legends of Norrath(TM) set, Against the Void, available today from Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE). Against the Void takes the epic story of the previous release, Ethernauts, into compelling new territory while also adding more than 280 new gameplay cards, 16 new loot...

2009-01-15 14:01:00

Five Booster Pack Promotion to Continue DENVER, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) announced today that the Ethernauts' journey continues with the sixth Legends of Norrath(TM) set, Against the Void. Scheduled for release next month, Against the Void pushes the epic story of the previous set, Ethernauts, into dark new territory, while also adding more than 280 new gameplay cards, 16 new loot cards for both EverQuest(R) and EverQuest(R) II, two new playable avatar...

2008-10-05 03:00:17

By Anonymous Heathrow Airport's flagship terminal, hailed as the gateway to the 2012 London Olympics, will not be ready for the event, it has emerged. Airport operator BAA admitted that at best only part of Heathrow East - which will replace Terminals and 2 - will be open in time for the games. Last month, the Competition Commission called for BAA to end its monopoly over London's airports, advocating the sale of Stansted and Gatwick. A BAA spokeswoman said: "The delay in the transfer...

2008-09-25 15:00:37

A radar outage in Britain forced airlines to ground flights Thursday at Heathrow and Gatwick airports, with delays spreading across Europe. A British Airways spokesman told The Daily Telegraph that no flights left Heathrow, the world's busiest airport, for more than an hour. Once takeoffs resumed they were held to once every 5 minutes instead of the normal 90 seconds, The Daily Mail reported. A computer failure at Swanwick in Hampshire was responsible for the outage. Planes were barred...

2008-09-18 00:00:22

Business News IN BRIEF *Britain's second-largest airport, Gatwick, was put up for sale yesterday as its owner, BAA, sought to present itself as "realistic" and "pragmatic" in the face of calls for it to be broken up. The Competition Commission wants BAA to sell two of its three London hubs - Heathrow, Stansted or Gatwick - and either Edinburgh or Glasgow airports. Colin Matthews, BAA's chief executive, said that selling Gatwick did not affect the nature or the substance of its talks with...

2008-09-17 12:00:23

Spain's Ferrovial Group announced Wednesday it would put London's Gatwick Airport up for sale to comply with an anti-competition ruling. Britain's Competition Commission ruled the owners of Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted airports should sell two of the three major transportation hubs, the Times of London reported Wednesday. Colin Matthews, chief executive officer of BAA, formerly the British Airports Authority, which runs the airports, said the company would appeal to keep the remaining...

2008-09-07 18:00:15

By IAN GRAHAM THE George Best Belfast City Airport has been sold for nearly four times what its owners paid for it just five years ago. The Spanish Ferrovial Group - owners of Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and other key British airports in the BAA group - has sold the regional airport to the ABN AMRO Global Infrastructure Fund for pounds 132.5 million. Brian Ambrose, chief executive of the Belfast airport, said completion of the sale is expected before the end of the month, and added:...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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